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Re: st: basic if statement


From   Keith Dear <keith.dear@anu.edu.au>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: basic if statement
Date   Mon, 23 Jul 2007 14:31:42 +1000

Donald,
Instead, write "list var1 if var2==float(.07)".

It's explained at:
http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/data/float.html

kd



At 02:17 PM 23/07/2007, Donald Braman wrote:
I'm trying to understand how the if statement works. I have two
variables, var1 and var2.  let's say that they're as follows:

var1   var2
.09     0
.01     0
.03    .07
.05    .07
.09    .08

If I type "list var1 if var2==0", I get, as I expected, a result list
containing .09 & .01 .

But if I type "list var1 if var2==.07", I get nothing.

Clearly, I'm missing something. What? (I've attached the data in case
that helps.)


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